Business/Financial Public Relations! M.Sc. Class

1. Provide a list of Financial publications (newspapers and magazines) in Nigeria. Give a brief overview of each one.

2. Provide a list of top 20 financial publications in the world.

Deadline is Monday, May 20.

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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  1. Nlekuwa Chidinma

    1, list of financial newspapers in Nigeria
    The Guardian
    The Vanguard
    The punch
    The Nigeria Tribune
    This Day
    The Daily Sun
    The Nation
    The Daily Champion
    The National mirror
    The Daily Independent

    2,Top 20 financial publication in the world

    Barron’s; Barron’s is published on a weekly basis and is devoted entirely to investing, in like other magazines that also feature general business and world news. Every week, Barron’s includes a pullout called “market week “. This special section focuses on news-driven analysis from the previous week abd includes several different trading ideas for the international markets.

    The Economist: if you are into economics and how the larger picture might charge your smaller picture, the economist is a solid choice. Every December, the economist publishes the world in a collection of predictions and insights for the year ahead.
    With a subscription to the economist you will really feel as though you have a handle on the situation, whether it’s a local or global effect, no matter what that situation is. And if you sign ip for both a print and digital edition, you ‘ll also recieve the Economist Espresso a daily morning briefing from the magazine’s editions.
    Kiplinger’s; if you are looking for practical advice and information on what todo next, kiplinger’s personal finance is an excellent choice. This magazine has long been the top choice of investors and economy. Minded individuals for personal finance topics. Kiplinger is published on a monthly basis, but its publishers also release a range of weekly newsletters on subjects from taxes to planning your retirement. The “Kiplinger tax letter” is great for those who want to make to sure they legally and properly handling their taxes and investments.

    Investor’s Business Daily; investors business daily is a great choice for serious investors. It’s a finance magazine aimed at investors and offers investment research and education, delivering a lot of great information. As its name implies, it’s released daily. Until recently, investor’s business daily would arrive on your doorstep every morning. But times have charged now subscribers receive only one physical copy a week.

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek; although it’s sometimes a little sensationalist, BusinessWeek is still one of the more respected business publications. You can get great insight in to business and management and read commentary on how the latest economic and political news will impact your portfolio. Bloomberg BusinessWeek also features a website that provides you with a comprehensive look at whats happening right now and helps you figure out how it is likely to affect you and your portfolio or finances.

    Forbes; magazine is a great source of information for news and financial updates. This business-focused magazine publishes articles related to finances, economics, investing and marketing. Forbes alsi reports on things like technology will affect your investments or business. It showcases up and coming entrepreneurs, startups, and tech that are expected to change the future of oue culture. Forbes also publishes actionable investing newsletters which are delivered right to your email inbox as well as a new digital network intended for female millennial entrepreneurs, called women @forbes.

    Money; money magazine is published on a monthly basis, and every year, the magazine also releases special reports such as ,”the best places to live and the best jobs in America. No matter what stage of life you are in, money magazine aims to share that advice you need.

    Wired whether your are a tech geek, or business entrepreneur, wirde is the magazine that is know for covering all things tech, and how these tech trends relate to other aspects of life.

    Entrepreneur; focusing significantly on small business entrepreneurs entrepreneur magazines give valuable advice on starting up a business managing it in all phases, and other critical aspects of successfully running a company.

    Fortune;most famous for the “fortune 500” which is its list of the most powerful companies in the world, fortune magazine is a high respected publication covering all aspects of business news.
    INC; focuses on growth and improvement for entrepreneurs of all types, articles include ways to enhance public speaking skills and profiles of successful companies.
    Consumer Reports; the definitive magazine for customers who want to read reviews of a product before they buy, consumer reports is so dedicated to unbiased reviews of modern products that it does not accept advertising.

    Adweek; Adweek is a very busy news site and magazine that celebrates the advertisement. It offers feature stories on the best ads, as well as trends in marketing branding and other aspects of business.

    Fast company; priding itsef on covering the latest strategies on trends in business, fast company cultivates a fresh minded approach to entrepreneurship.
    Guardian; guardian is an independent daily newspaper published in Lagos Nigeria by Gaurdian newspapers limited. The Guardian has been described as “Nigerias most respected newspaper ” the Guardian was established in 1983 by late Alex Ibur, an entrepreneur and Stanley Macebuh, a top journalist with the daily times newspaper.
    The Guardian was a pioneer in introducing high quality journalism to Nigeria with thoughtful editional content.
    The paper was first published on 22nd February 1983 as a weekly appearing on Sundays. Its started daily publication on 4th July 1983. It’s website is http://www.ngrguardiannews.com

    Vanguard; the vanguard is a daily newspaper published by vanguard media, based in lagos Nigeria. Vanguard media was established in 1983 by veteran journalist, Sam Amuka, pemu with three friends. The paper has an online edition. The newspaper is on of the few in Nigeria that is considered independent of political control. In June 1990 the paper was briefly suspended by col. RAJ Rasaki, military Govern of lagos state.
    The website is:http://www.vanguardngr.com

    This Day; its a Nigeria national newspaper. It is the flagship newspaper of leaders and company ltd and was first published on 22January1995, it has its headquarters in Apapa, lagos, lagos state. As of 2005, it has a circulation of 100,000 copies and an annual turnover of some $35million (Us dollar) it jas two printing plants, in Lagos and Abuja. The publisher was noted for his early investment in colour printing, giving the paper a distinctive edge among the few durable national newspapers that exist in Nigeria.
    The Daily Sun: is a Nigerian daily print newspaper founded and published in ikeja, lagos Nigeria. As of 2011, the sun had a daily print run of 130, 000copies and 135, 000 for weekend tittles, with an average of 80%sales. This made the sun the highest selling newspaper in Nigeria. The Dialy Sun was incorporated on 29 march2001. It started production as a weekly on 18January 2003, and as a daily on 16 June 2003. The target audience is young adults in the 18 – 45years age bracket and in the B and C social economic class. The paper is similar in format to the popular sun newspaper of the united kingdom.
    The Nation; is a daily newspaper published in Lagos, Nigeria, the papers website says it stands for freedom, justice and the market economy. Irs target audience is the business and political elite the affluent, the educated and the upwardly mobile. The Nation has printing plants in lagos, Abuja and portharcourt. The newspaper covers business and economy, public policies, rhe democratic process and institutions of democracy, sports arts and culture.
    The Daily Independent; the daily independent is a newspaper published in Nigeria. It is based in lagos. Independent newspapers limited was incorporated on 17 July 2001and started operations in October 2001. The company publishes the flagship daily independent newspaper. The website is http://dailyindependentnig.com

  2. Igwe jemillian uchechukwu

    ANSWER NO.1
    LIST OF FINANCIAL PUBLICATIONS (NEWSPAPER & MAGAZINE) IN NIGERIA
    Business Day
    The Nation
    Daily Sun
    The Punch
    Premium Times
    This Day e.t.c

    1:Business Day: Business day established in 2001 is a daily newspaper based in Lagos. It is with bureau in Accra, Ghana. It has both daily and Sunday titles. It circulates in Nigeria and Ghana it provides unbiased news and informed analysis on economic trends.
    2:The Nation: The paper’s website says it stands for freedom, justice and market economy. Its target audience is the business and political elite, the affluent, the educated and the upwardly mobile.
    3:Daily Sun: Daily sun was incorporated on March 29, 2001 which started production as a weekly on January 18 2003. The target audience is young adults in the 18-45 years age bracket.
    4:The Punch: The punch is a daily newspaper founded in 1971/1973. It circulates to about 80/100 thousand peoples in Nigeria. It always has 3 to 5 pages of financial and business news daily.
    5:Premium Times: Premium times service limited, publishers of premium times is a Nigeria media organization based in Abuja with a Nelson to help strengthen Nigeria’s democracy, advance the socio-economic wellbeing and rights of the people, promote and enrich cultural practices.
    6:This Day: this day is a Nigerian is a Nigerian national newspaper. It is the flagship newspaper of leadership and company limited and was first published on 22 January 1995. It has its headquarters in Apapa, Lagos, Lagos state and has a circulation of 100,000 copies as of 2005 and also its annual turnover of some $35 million. This day also has business pages of about 3-8 pages daily e.t.c
    ANSWER NO 2.
    LIST OF TOP 20 FINANCIAL PUBLICATIONS IN THE WORLD.
    1:Barron’s
    2:The Economist
    3:Kiplinger’s
    4:Investor’s Business Daily(IBD)
    5:Bloomberg Business Week
    6:Forbes
    7:Money
    8:WIRED
    9:Entrepreneur
    10:Fortune
    11:Money Wise Magazine
    12:Consumer Reports
    13:Fast Company
    14Finance Monthly
    15:Global Finance
    16:World Finance(WF)
    17:The European Financial Review
    18:Financial planning magazine
    19:INC
    20:Ad week

    1. Chiemeziem lekwuwa Eric

      Well concised write up.

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